While the DC Extended Universe is mostly in flux right now, director Ava DuVernay is hard at work on getting the adaptation of New Gods off the ground. Venturing into the cosmic side of DC Comics, the film focuses on a pair of alien races from opposing planets (New Genesis and Apokolips) who are on the verge of war. But we’ve yet to have confirmation on which characters from Jack Kirby’s vibrant world would be part of the movie. That changed this week with DuVernary confirming a few powerful characters on the roster. Read More »
Ava DuVernay wants to get her New Gods movie right, so she’s making sure to bring in some experts. The filmmaker already recruited comic writer Tom King to pen the script, and now King has revealed he brought in an entire team of experts on Jack Kirby – the original creator of the New Gods.
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It’s been a while since we heard anything regarding The New Gods, the Warner Bros. DC film being directed by Ava DuVernay. But now, we have an update: Tom King, a comics writer whose credits include The Vision for Marvel and DC’s Batman, will pen the New Gods movie script with DuVernay. The New Gods movie will be based on the comic characters created by legendary writer and artist Jack Kirby.
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